Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Idukki
Have a refreshing cuppa at the tea tasting centre and feel great-tasting flavourful tea at the highest tea plantation in the world. Try out their specialities such as Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP) or Broken Orange Pekoe (BOP). If you love the flavours and want to take some home, there are options to buy fresh packets from the outlet attached to the plantation.
Get an excellent view of the distant land while standing in the plantation located at 7,900 feet above sea level.
Highlights: Highest Tea Plantation in the world, Captivating view of the surroundings, varieties of tea such as Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP), Broken Orange Pekoe (BOP) etc.
Kannan Devan Hills Plantation, Munnar
You can also visit the country’s first tea museum which is housed inside the plantation. The history of this plantation dates back from 136 years to the British Raj era. While visiting the plantation, taste the special, black or green variety of tea. You can also opt to buy packaged tea available at the plantation.
Highlights: Manicured tea garden with biodiversity, Country’s first tea museum.
Elstone Tea Estate, Wayanad
The area is also well known for its diverse flora and fauna.
Highlights: Carpet of tea plants on sloping hills
Chinnakanal Tea Fields
Feel a sense of calmness surround you as you take a jeep ride and make your way through the tea meadows of Chinnakanal. Try to catch the sunrise of this plantation which is breathtaking. The plantation also has a spectacular waterfall in its centre which will mesmerise you with its magical effect. The place is ideal as a family getaway.
Highlights: Jeep Tour, Isolated, Sunrise, Ideal for Family Outing
You will still be able to see the horse tracks on your way to this plantation.To reach Bonakkad, you have to go through Ponmudi, a spectacular hill station, known to be famous for hiking and trekking options. On reaching the estate, you will be able to enjoy a variety of refreshing tea at the plantation and can also visit the Bona and Vazhvanthol Waterfalls nearby.